MacDonald, Betty Wilma: Passed away on Saturday December 28th, 2002 at the age of 80 years. Betty will be lovingly remembered by her two sons; Frank (Pat) and Rick (Trudy) both of Sherwood Park; Four grandchildren: Susan, David, Sandra (Stu) and Allan (Carmen); three great grandchildren Emily, Maren and Nathan. Betty was predeceased by her husband Robert and sister Vera. Betty and Robert retired to the Okanagan Valley (Peachland and Kelowna) approximately 20 years ago, recently returning to Edmonton to be with her family. A private family Memorial will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, Memorial Donations may be made to the Alberta Lung Association Station South PO Box 4500 Edmonton, Alberta T6E-6K2. HARMONY FUNERAL SERVICES In care of arrangements. 780-433-7335
Miller, Cissie: Passed away on Sunday, December 29, 2002 at the age of 78. Survived by her loving husband Roland (Bud) of 57 years. A memorial gathering will be held on Saturday, January 4, 2003 at 2:00pm at Springfield Funeral Home's family center, 2020 Springfield Road. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Kelowna General Hospital Foundation- Cardiology Unit, 2268 Pandosy St. Kelowna, B.C. V1Y-1T2. Funeral arrangements by SPRINGFIELD FUNERAL HOME 860-7077.
PROCYK, ANNA died suddenly on Friday, December 27, 2002 at the age of 78 years. Anna and her husband came to Canada in 1948 and settled in Calgary, Alberta. She is survived by her two grandchildren: Nick of Calgary, and Jessica (James) Cartwright of Nanaimo and her two great grandchildren: Gene and Kassidy of Nanaimo. Sadly predeceased by her husband Paul, children: Paul Jr., Steve and Mary. Anna was a loving mother, grandmother, great grandmother and friend and will be missed by all who knew her. Prayers will be said on Tuesday, December 31 at 4:00pm in the Chapel of First Memorial Funeral Services, 1211 Sutherland Avenue, Kelowna. Funeral to follow on Thursday January 2, 2003 at 10:00 AM in the Ukrainian Catholic Church, 1091 Coronation Ave. with Rev. Father Andriy Werbowy officiating. Interment to follow at Lakeview Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Kelowna General Hospital Foundation would be appreciated. To send a condolence to the family, please visit www.firstmemorialkelowna.com
RADFORD, JEAN ELIZABETH of Kelowna, formerly of Vancouver, passed away on Thursday December 26, 2002 at the age of 82. Survived by her loving husband Robert of 57 years, one son Robert Craig (Dee) of Peachland, one daughter Susan Christine (Duncan) Campbell of Ottawa, five grandchildren: Ryan, Justin, Jennifer, Ainsley, Scott and one brother William G. (Maeve) McLean of San Jose, CA. She was known as Nana to a host of little children, teenagers and many friends. Memorial Service will be held on Tuesday January 7, 2003 at 2:00 pm from the chapel of Springfield Funeral Home, 2020 Springfield Road. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to BC Heart & Stroke Foundation: 201-1456 St. Paul St. Kelowna, BC V1Y 2E6. Funeral arrangements by SPRINGFIELD FUNERAL HOME, 860-7077.
Mouatt, Phyllis (Auntie Foo) passed away on December 28, 2002, at Brookhaven Care Centre at the age of 87 years. She is survived by sister Connie Maxted and several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her husband William. A Memorial Service will be held at 1:30 p.m. Thursday, January 2, 2003, from the Chapel of Valleyview Funeral Home, 165 Valleyview Rd., Kelowna. Funeral arrangements by VALLEYVIEW FUNERAL HOME, 765-3147.
Whettell, Thomas Lloyd (Tom) passed away Monday December 30, 2002 at the age of 84. Survived by his loving wife of 59 years Ethel, one son Rodney (Chris) of Kamloops, one daughter Kathy (Kevin) Davies of Kelowna, five grandchildren: Scott Whettell, Erin Whettell, Sean Davies, Alycia Davies, Kelsey Whettell, two sisters: Win McKenzie of Winnipeg, Shirley McCracken of Georgetown, ON and one brother Don Whettell of Burnaby, BC. Memorial Service will be held on Friday, January 3, 2003, at 2:00 p.m. from the chapel of Springfield Funeral Home, 2020 Springfield Rd. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society: 1633 Pandosy St., Kelowna, BC, V1Y 1P6. Funeral arrangements by SPRINGFIELD FUNERAL HOME, 860-7077.
ANDERSON, DONALD GEOFFREY born in Lancashire, England on June 2, 1924 passed away in Kelowna on January 2, 2003. Beloved husband of Joan Anderson. Served in RAF in World War II, worked for 36 years in the London Daily Mail, retiring to Canada in 1986 where he was an active member AFAC, editor of Flight Line and Vice-President of the Kelowna SPCA. Memorial Service will be held at 11:00 A.M. Thursday, January 9, 2003 from the Chapel of Valleyview Funeral Home, 165 Valleyview Road, Kelowna. In lieu of flowers donations would be appreciated to SPCA, Kelowna Branch, 3785 Casorso Road, Kelowna, V1W 4M7. Funeral arrangements entrusted to VALLEYVIEW FUNERAL HOME 765-3147
JENNINGS, MICHAEL: Passed away on his birthday Sunday, December 29, 2002 at the age of 78. Survived by his loving wife of 28 years Eva, one daughter Shaendi (Alan) McGreen of England, one son Mark (Brenda) Jennings of Calgary, one granddaughter Ashley, four stepchildren: Terry (Linda) Gay, Renae (Ron) MacLaughlan, Ava (Wayne) Fipke and Martin (Lise) Cousineau. Michael was very active with the Westside Health Network, the Canadian National Institute of the Blind, the Rotary Club and was a veteran of WWII. Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, January 11, 2003 at 2:00pm from Grace Lutheran Church, 1162 Hudson Road, with Pastor Ed Skutshek officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the charity of your choice. Funeral arrangements by SPRINGFIELD FUNERAL HOME-860-7077
JOHNSON, CHESTER FRANK: born Dec. 12, 1920 at Bowden, Alberta, passed away Dec. 20, 2002 at Broadmead Lodge Veteran Care Facility, Victoria, B.C. Predeceased by his wife Ruth Marguerite of 55 years in 1999. Beloved father of Michael Johnson of Toronto, Marguerite Ancell (Don) of Campbell River, Shirley Ulm (Tom) of Kelowna and Susan Dickson (Graham) of Victoria. Cherished grandfather of James, Michael, David, Cindy, Dwayne, Lou, Nicole, Paul and Stewart. Great Grandfather to Tiffany and Jacob. Chester was an Alberta farm boy who joined the army during World War II, serving first with the Calgary Tanks, then with the Royal Winnipeg Rifles. He was seriously wounded at the Battle of Emmerich, Germany in March 1945. After his return to Canada and rehab, he resumed a vigorous family and working life, first in Calgary, then High River and, since 1953 in the Kelowna area. A memorial service will be held at the Royal Canadian Legion, 1380 Bertram Street, Kelowna, January 10, 2003 at 10:00 a.m. Rev. Dick Fletcher officiating. Interment Lakeview Memorial Cemetery, Kelowna.
BUTTERWORTH, MARGARET passed away on January 4, 2003 at the Westside Care Centre following a lengthy illness. Margaret was born in Winnipeg on November 12, 1919. She will be sadly missed by her two sons, Bill (June) of Kelowna and Ray (Janis) of Winnipeg; grandsons Jon & Landon; granddaughters: Kelly-Ann, Kimberly (Bill), Kristy, Jaclyn and Emily; great grandson Matthew, great-granddaughters Shelagh, Winter and Briar and many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her loving husband, George in 1995 and daughter-in-law Shelagh in 1992. Margaret excelled in her chosen vocation as homemaker, wife, mother, grandmother and mother-in-law. There was never a selfish moment as she dedicated her life to serving her family. A funeral mass is planned for Thursday, January 9, 2003 at 3:00 p.m. at Immaculate Conception Church, Kelowna with Father Peter Tompkins as celebrant. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Alzheimer Society.
CRESSWELL, RUTH born on May 20, 1919 and died peacefully at Cottonwoods Extended Care Unit on January 4, 2003 at the age of 83. She was predeceased by her husband, Alex Cresswell; brother, Wilfred Stratton and sister, Edith Ashbury. She is survived by sons, Brian (Rose) and Bruce (Nancy); daughters, Donna and Sharon (Rob) Keswick; grandchildren, Kyle, Nathan, Marcus, Jamie, Eric, Anna, Kristi and Ashley. Ruth had been involved in the development of the Okanagan Neurological Association. She will be missed by her many friends and family. A Memorial Service will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Friday, January 10, 2003 at Everden Rust Funeral Services, 1910 Windsor Road, Kelowna. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Heart & Stroke Foundation, 201 - 1456 St. Paul Street, Kelowna, V1Y 2E6 or to the Central Okanagan Child Association, 1546 Bernard Ave. V1Y 6R9. Arrangements In Care Of EVERDEN RUST FUNERAL SERVICES, 860-6440
HUVA, GARY: of Westbank, BC passed away on January 4th, 2003 at the age of 78 years. Survived by his loving wife Sharon, four daughters; Joanne (Nico) Altena of Summerland, BC, Diane (Glen) Milner of Kelowna, BC, Susan (Greg) Koch of Kelowna, BC, Barb Huva (Mike Nouwen) of Kelowna, BC, one son Allen (Sherry) Huva of Kelowna, BC, step daughter Natasha Berger of Kelowna, BC, step son Mark Berger of Thunder Bay, ON, eleven grandchildren, three great grandchildren, four brothers; Rueben (Joan) of Abbotsford, BC, John (Helen) of Ottawa, ON, Adam (Florence) of Summerland, BC, Henry (Sandy) of Calgary, AB, four sisters; Wilma (Oliver) Ohsberg of Wolfville, NS, Alma (Ed) Lekei of Penticton, BC, Esther (Ernie) Hogg of Penticton, BC, Nellie (Larry) Lemke of Summerland, BC. Predeceased by his wife Elsie in 1990, brother Fred in 1995 and sister Martha in 1994. A Celebration of Life service will be held on Thursday, January 9th, 2003 at 2:00 p.m. from Valleyview Funeral Home, 165 Valleyview Road, Kelowna, BC. Memorial tributes may be directed to a charity of choice in Gary's memory. Condolences may be directed to the family by e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org PARKVIEW FUNERAL HOME (250)493-1774
JASKELA, DOREEN passed away peacefully on January 3, 2003 in Cottonwoods Extended Care Unit at the age of 75 years. She is survived by loving husband Charles, two daughters Kathryn and Margaret and one son John. Memorial Service will be held at 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, January 8, 2003 from the Chapel of Valleyview Funeral Home, 165 Valleyview Road, Kelowna. Family wishes to extend their thanks to staff of Palliative Care Wards at KGH and Cottonwoods, for their support. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to The Cancer Centre for the Southern Interior, 399 Royal Ave., Kelowna, BC V1Y 5L3. Funeral arrangements entrusted to VALLEYVIEW FUNERAL HOME 765-3147.
MACKENZIE< KATHLYN BETH passed away peacefully on Friday, December 20, 2002. She is survived by her husband Arthur, four children Faye (Terry) Naples, Doug (Peggi) MacKenzie, Karen (Ray) Banks, Murray (Sharon) MacKenzie, 13 grandchildren and one great grandchild. A celebration of Beth's life will be held at 11:00 A.M. Saturday, January 11, 2003 at the Chapel of Valleyview Funeral Home, 165 Valleyview Road, Kelowna. Funeral arrangements entrusted to VALLEYVIEW
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MARCHANT: BERNICE ALICE of Kelowna passed away in the Kelowna General Hospital on January 2nd, 2003 at the age of 73 years. Survived by her loving husband Fred of 54 years; son Dwight (Wendy); daughter Bettyann (Jim); one grandson Rilley (Melody); two brothers Dennison (June) Dumont and Kenny (Sylvia) Kelly and one sister Marlene (Dave) Thompson and also numerous nieces and nephews. No Service by request of Bernice. Cremation. In lieu of flowers, friends who so wish may make memorial donations to the Cancer Centre of the Southern Interior, 399 Royal Ave., Kelowna, B.C. V1Y 5K7 in memory of Mrs. Marchant. To send a condolence to the family, please visit
NEID, HELENE passed away in Vancouver General Hospital on December 31, 2002. Helene was born on March 11, 1924 in Beausejour, Manitoba. She was a resident of East Kelowna and Kelowna from 1938 until 1956, at which time she moved to Vancouver. After retirement she spent many volunteer hours counselling and consoling cancer patients. Predeceased by five brothers and four sisters. Helene is survived by one brother Larry (Dede), many cousins, nieces and nephews. Cremation Service to be held on January 11, 2003 at 2:00 P.M. in Saint John's (Shaughnessy) Anglican Church, Vancouver, B.C. If so wished, donations in Helene's memory may be made to the B.C. Cancer Foundation.